Daniel is a Research Associate in the MEND2 Lab where he is involved in running and maintaining all lab studies. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Neuroscience and Psychology. Daniel is interested in understanding the neurological basis of therapeutic cognitive processes including acceptance, mindfulness, and self-compassion. He hopes this research can help healthy mental health practices become more accessible to the general public. Daniel plans on pursuing a graduate degree after gaining more hands-on clinical experience at MEND2.